While the Democrats in Connecticut are trying to figure out how to handle mass non-compliance of their gun registration bill, Democrats in New Jersey are looking to skip registration and proceed directly to confiscation and arrests of gun owners.
Is civil war on the horizon?
MILLER: New Jersey bill is outright gun ban on .22-caliber rifles and leads to confiscation
(Washington Times) – New Jersey has become ground zero this year for legislative battles over gun control.
The Brady Campaign ranked the state third in the nation for most restrictive firearms laws, yet anti-gun Democrats who control the legislature are determined to go all the way to gun bans and confiscation.
The New Jersey Assembly’s Law and Public Safety Committee was scheduled to hold a public hearing on Monday (postponed for snow) about a bill that reduces the maximum magazine capacity from 15 to 10.
Since the legislation covers both detachable and fixed magazines, it has the effect of to banning popular, low-caliber rifles.
They discovered that the bill would affect tube-fed, semi-automatic rifles because the magazine cannot be separated from the gun.